Injuries Reported in 2-Vehicle Crash near Highway 99
Bakersfield, CA (October 28, 2022) On Thursday morning, a head-on crash on Lerdo Highway seriously injured a person.
CHP says that the 2-vehicle crash happened near Highway 99 at about 6:51 a.m.
Officials say that one person suffered major injuries due to the crash. Moreover, authorities closed the east and westbound lanes during the clearing and investigation.
When driving, it is always important to pay attention to your surroundings. This, and abiding by all the driving laws as well as following all the road signs are simple ways to practice defensive driving.
There are plenty of ways to practice safe and defensive driving. This way, you can ensure your safety as well as the other motorists and pedestrians on the road.
Dealing With a Traffic Crash Injuries
Even though state laws prohibit cell phone use when driving, upwards of 80% of car accidents are a result of distracted drivers.
Therefore, it is important to know how to proceed in case you find yourself involved in an accident like the head-on crash on Lerdo Highway.
Here are the things that we need to do in case of a 2-vehicle crash:
Before anything else, seek medical attention if you have been hurt.
Get to a safe place to prevent further damage or injury.
Collect as much information as possible: insurance and contact information of people involved in the accident and pictures/videos of vehicles involved. Also, do not forget documentation of fault, and whatever else that can be used for evidence.
File a police report or incident report by calling 911.
Hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers.
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